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Allow PPTP VPN through Cisco PIX

Allow PPTP VPN through Cisco PIX I came across a situation recently where a customers VPNs wouldn’t connect. This was a straight forward Microsoft PPTP VPN setup but there was no sign of any sessions hitting the RRAS server. The issue was caused by an incorrectly configured Cisco PIX. Here is a short guide to allow PPTP VPN through Cisco PIX: 1. Firstly ensure your access […]

Cisco PIX some hosts get no internet connectivity

Symptoms: Some servers using Cisco PIX as default gateway may lose internet connectivity intermittently or permanently while other servers using the same Cisco PIX as their default gateway don’t. You can ping the gateway from the affected servers but they simply fail to route any further than the PIX. Troubleshooting: Investigate PIX configuration. Considering you would know if anyone had made any firewall configuration changes… hopefully 😉 it is […]